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Modern Latin America <br />Sarah Hevezi<br />History 141<br />
Latin America’s Wars<br />Race War <br />Haitian war for independence 1791-1803<br />Privileged white planters VS. less privileged mixed race<br />Pure blacks won<br />1791 affranchis sought the liberties given to all citizens by the French Revolution<br />Some wealthy plantation owners were able to flee Haiti which aided in the spread of race as a cause of conflict<br />Many other Latin American countries have had problems over race but, none to the extent of this one<br />
Latin America’s Wars<br />Boundary Disputes <br />Poor identity of boarders caused newly independent nations to fight<br />Spanish king attempted to improve political, social, and economic control<br />In 1776, Spanish South Americas boundaries became complex due to poor administrative organization <br />A new golden rule of Latin America power politics became: Relations between nations which share a common border are cool and those which do not are warm<br />Boundary wars continued through out the 19th century<br />
Latin America’s Wars<br />Interclass Wars <br />Some time after Latin America gained independence, unresolved issues between political groups led to war<br /> Conservatives wanted a monarchy<br /> Liberals wanted a republic<br />French intervention into Mexico<br /> -1861-1867<br /> - Most bloody of the wars<br /> - In support of Mexican conservatives and Brazilian Civil War<br />
Latin America’s Wars<br />Religious Wars <br />Religion played a key role in many Latin American wars<br />Fathers Miguel Hidalgo and Jose Morelas led the war for independence in Mexico, are some examples of clerics who fought in war<br />Guatemala was controlled by Rafael Carreas’s Army, which was the product of a Catholic church<br />Religion was a motivator during interclass wars<br />
The Second WorldChapter 15-Mexico<br />North American Free Trade Agreement helped Mexico attempt to become a 1st world country but, ended up becoming a 3rd world country<br />Mexican illegal immigration into the United States was aided by the influx of job loses<br />Mexico has helped the U.S in many way such as importing fruits and vegetables but has also harmed it in means of illegal immigration<br />
The Second WorldChapter 16-Venezuela<br />Venezuela without its oil production would be just like every other third world nation<br />Hugo Chavez, the corrupt president of Venezuela<br />Is a society of accomplishments<br />Chavez has threatened to cut off oil supply to the U.S<br />The U.S has tried to block Spains deal to sell Chavez more than 30 high-speed patrol boats<br />
The Second WorldChapter 19-Argentina and Chile<br />Argentina <br />Argentina prospered for many decades under the mid-nineteenth century progressive liberalism of President Juan Bautista Alberdi. <br />By the 1920’s Argentina was the seventh-richest nation in the world, due to its thriving production of beef and wheat.<br />Argentine leaders blame the U.S for not helping them out of the financial crisis that has carried on since 1990<br />
The Second WorldChapter 19-Argentina and Chile<br />Chile <br />Though Argentina will never admit it, the country Argentines most wish to emulate is Chile<br />Chile is considered the “role model” for other Latin American countries<br />Chile has faced numerous bumps in the road in the global marketplace but so far it has managed them with confidence<br />Chiles government style is also the best in all of the Latin American countries<br />
Frida Kahlo 1905-1954<br />Born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo<br />Mexican painter best known for her self portraits<br />Married to another famous Mexican artist, Diego Rivera<br />Kahlos art has been celebrated all over the world <br />Her home is now a museum in Mexico City, MX <br />